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What does Kalli mean?

Kalli Pronunciation of Kalli as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and Kalli means "cup; fairest, most beautiful; beautiful, lovely; black". Kalli is an alternate spelling of Calista (Latin, Greek): from the Late Latin name Calixta. Kalli is also a variation of Callie (Greek). Kalli is also used as a derivative of Kali (Hindi, Sanskrit), a variation of Kallie (Greek), and a variant of Kallista (Greek).

ASSOCIATED WITH Ka-, greek, beautiful, black


VARIANTS Kaly, Kally, Kalley, Kallee, Kalla, Kaley, Kaleigh, Kalei, Kala, Kahli, Kahley, Kahlei, Cally, Calli, Calley, Callee, Calla, Calie, Cali, Calee, Cala, Cahlie


(female) Kalmi, ..

(male) Kalbi, ..

Kalli Kamiya (K.K.), ..

How popular is Kalli?

Kalli is an uncommon first name for women. Kalli is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Kalli entered the list in 1990 and reached its top rank of #1023 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is presently at #1970. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kalli name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kalli outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Kalli (#1970 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) ranked in the Top 2000 are Cali (#232), Calista (#1385), Calla (#1565), Calli, Callie (#196), Cally, Kala, Kalei, Kaleigh (#1051), Kaley (#1233), Kali (#267) and Kallie (#695). These relations of Kalli were popular 1 year ago (MEDIAN #1233) and have remained as common to this day (#1276, 10.9%), but with forms such as Calista becoming less fashionable. Cali, Callie, Kali and Kallie are four of the more fashionable baby names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kalli, Cali, Calista, Calla, Calli in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Callie, Cally, Kala, Kalei, Kaleigh in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaley, Kali, Kallie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kalli and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kalli is alike in pronunciation to Caela, Caley, Cayla, Caylia, Caylie, Collie, Kaelee, Kaelie, Kaila, Kaili, Kalee, Kayla, Kaylah, Kaylley, Kealey, Keila, Kelley, Kelli, Kelly, Kellye, Kyla, Kylah, Kylea, Kylee and Kyley. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Ailli, Bali, Carli, Celli, Delli, Dilli, Dolli, Elli, Hali, Halli, Harli, Holli, Kadi, Kaelin, Kai, Kailin, Kalani, Kalin, Kallan, Kaloni, Kami, Kammi, Kapri, Karla, Karli, Karlie, Karlin, Karlla, Karri, Kasci, Kasi, Kassi, Katlin, Kayci, Kayle, Kaylin, Kaysi, Kyall, Lali, Lilli, Melli, Milli, Molli, Pauli, Polli, Salli, Tali, Tilli, Ulli and Valli. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kalli.

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